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FESCO celebrates 130th anniversary

AJOT | July 25, 2010 | Liner Shipping

FESCO (Far Eastern Shipping Company), Russia's largest private intermodal transportation provider, announced that it will celebrate its 130th anniversary this month. Read More »

NOL Group orders new container ships


AJOT | July 25, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Global shipping and logistics company NOL Group announced an order for 10 new 8,400-TEU (twenty-foot-equivalent unit) container ships to be delivered in 2013 and 2014. It has also signed a letter of intent for two 10,700-TEU vessels. The total considera Read More »

New service between North Europe and Israel for Hamburg S’d

AJOT | July 19, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Hamburg S'd informs that as from October 2010 onwards it will separate from ZIM in the North Europe ' Israel service and mount its own independent operation, details of which are still under consideration. Read More »

NYK Line North America to modify chassis provisions in certain US markets

AJOT | July 19, 2010 | Liner Shipping

NYK Line (North America), Inc. has begun the process of no longer providing chassis in smaller markets in the Northeast and in Oakland, California. Read More »

NOL carried 29% more containers in June

AJOT | July 19, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Singapore's Neptune Orient Lines (NOL) , the world's fourth-largest container shipping firm, said it carried 29 percent more containers in the four weeks to June 25 compared to a year ago. Read More »

CMA CGM christens world’s largest French-flagged containership

AJOT | July 14, 2010 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM Group, the world's third largest container shipping company and the French market leader announced the christening of its flagship, the 13,800-TEU* CMA CGM Christophe Colomb, at Terminal de France, Port 2000, in Le Havre by its godmother, C Read More »

CMA CGM and APM Terminals sign agreements in Dunkirk, France and Alabama

AJOT | July 14, 2010 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM and APM Terminals announced new terminal agreements in Dunkirk, Northern France and Mobile, Alabama. Read More »

MOL selects Descartes for European Import Control System (ICS)

AJOT | July 14, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Descartes Systems Group, a federated global network logistics solutions provider, announced that MOL, a leading multi-modal transport company, has selected Descartes to help manage its container division's European Union (EU) Import Control System (ICS) c Read More »

CMA CGM extends its Black Pearl Service to Latin America

AJOT | July 14, 2010 | Liner Shipping

The CMA CGM Group announced the introduction of two new calls in Cartagena (Colombia) and Puerto Cabello (Venezuela) on its BLACK PEARL service linking North America to Jamaica (Kingston).
Effective from July 16th on a weekly basis, these new calls Read More »

CMA CGM Group takes delivery of two new vessels

AJOT | July 11, 2010 | Liner Shipping

The CMA CGM Group announced the delivery of the CMA CGM LAMARTINE (6,500 TEU) and CMA CGM CALLISTO (11,400 TEU) in South Korea.

Built by Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction Co shipyards, the CMA CGM LAMARTINE (6 500 TEU) is deployed on t Read More »

Second string boost for Asia/East Coast South America service

AJOT | July 11, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Safmarine has confirmed it will soon be offering its customers additional space on the Asia-East Coast South America (ASAS) service.

This follows an announcement that the ASAS service will be upgraded to cater for peak season demand. The se Read More »

Rickmers christens four containership

AJOT | July 11, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Combined capacity of 52,400 TEU during a ceremony at the HHI Ulsan shipyard
Even for Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), the world's largest shipyard group, it was a remarkable occasion. In a quadruple naming ceremony at HHI's Ulsan shipyard on Read More »

APL to provide shipboard training to Sri Lankan cadets

AJOT | July 11, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Container shipping line APL has begun training cadets at sea in an effort to tap into the strong pool of graduates from Sri Lanka's top maritime training academies. Read More »

[Correction] JAXPORT welcomes first All-Water Cargo Service through Suez Canal

AJOT | June 30, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Correction: In the June 28th edition of the AJOT, an error was discovered in the article 'JAXPORT welcomes first All-Water Cargo Service through Suez Canal' on page 15. Read More »

CMA CGM upgrades its services between North Europe, South Atlantic, Mexico and the US Gulf

AJOT | June 30, 2010 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM announced the upgrading of its Victory Bridge service linking North Europe to US South Atlantic, Mexico and the US Gulf. Read More »

Changes at APL: stronger focus on trades, new President for Europe

AJOT | June 30, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Container shipping leader APL is moving two senior executives into new roles to strengthen global trade lane management and build further momentum in the European market. Read More »

Largest CMA CGM vessel ever to serve the US makes maiden call in Los Angeles

AJOT | June 30, 2010 | Liner Shipping

The largest CMA CGM containership ever to call at a U.S. port, the 8,500-TEU* CMA CGM Figaro, recently arrived in Los Angeles on its maiden voyage in the Bohai Rim service linking China and the U.S. West Coast. The vessel headed for Oakland, before crossi Read More »

CNC Line continues its expansion on the intra-Asia trade

AJOT | June 27, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Cheng Lie Navigation CO., Ltd. (CNC), a specialist of Intra-Asia, the first market in the world for container shipping, announced the reinforcement of its presence on this fast-growing market with the launch of three new services: Read More »

Evergreen’s Uni-Pacific rescues seven Indonesian seafarers in Java Sea

AJOT | June 27, 2010 | Liner Shipping

The officers and crew of Evergreen Line's 1,618-TEU containership Uni-Pacific rescued seven Indonesian seafarers who had fallen into the Java Sea near Jakarta on June 16. Read More »

Maersk Line to reinstate TP2 VSA service

AJOT | June 27, 2010 | Liner Shipping

With the departure of the MSC Luisa on July 10th from Xiamen, Maersk Line will reinstate the Trans Pacific 2 (TP2) service from Asia with a direct call to Long Beach. The weekly service will call five major ports in Asia. Maersk Line will participate in t Read More »